Master Clown, Juggler, & Unicyclist Barbara Taylor is the lucky mom of the Taylor family! A clown college graduate and master clown, who toured with Ringling, she loves enchanting audiences of all ages with her clown antics. In addition, she is an experienced juggler, unicyclist, make-up artist, prop builder and costumer. She loves building fantastical, child-friendly creations.
Fire Artist, Juggler, & Stilt Walker Martin Taylor is the father of the Taylor troupe! For the past two decades, he has astounded audiences with his magical fire artistry, juggling, poi, stilt walking, and comedic talents. Martin has been training, coaching, and choreographing circus performers for over 20 years.
Acrobat & Contortionist Elia juggled half her age until she was 14, trained with Royal Academy of Dance for 17 years (A.R.A.D.), and is the only tight wire artist in the world to perform an arabesque en pointe on the tight wire. She also specializes in contortion, stilt walking, acrobatics, aerial dance, and other oddities. She is the sole choreographer for Circus Americana and has been coaching and creating professional circus acts for 15 years.
Illusionist, Clown & Mime Aubrey has charmed his way into audiences’ hearts around Arizona for over two decades performing large-stage illusions, clowning, poi, spinning plates, miming/robotics, and more. He is an actor and screenwriter and a consummate mime and dancer.
Trampolinist, Tumbler & Stuntman An elite trampolinist and world class tumble track artist, Ian puts the “daring” in dare-devil. Presently, Ian is a stuntman specializing in building-jumping, parkour and free running. He also amazes guests with his hand balancing, firestaff and aerial strap performances.
Juggler, Acrobat & Funambulist Liam is a master ball and club juggler, walks the giant 48” rolling globe, and dances along the tightwire. He is an inventive acrobat, trampolinist and knife thrower. Beside high risk skills, Liam studies Argentine Tango and Flamenco. He is known as El Colibri, “The Hummingbird,” because his feet move so rapidly.